Archive: January 16th, 2002

Jonathan Ive talks design

The Independent has a great interview with Jonathan Ive, the designer of the iMac, the iPod and the iBook.

It’s always interesting to hear the thoughts of a designer in another field to see how closely they correlate to web design:

"He’s scornful of those who use "swoopy shapes to look good, stuff that is so aggressively designed, just to catch the eye. I think that’s arrogance, it’s not done for the benefit of the user.""